Dale N. Gerding

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Clostridium difficile infection

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has C. difficile infection (CDI)? What should you expect to find? Diarrhea is the key symptom of Clostridium difficile infection, with various degrees of abdominal cramping and pain in most patients, but accompanied by fever in a minority (28%). Occasionally, patients also have…

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